Abaco and Cays

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Abaco and Cays

(ăb`əkō, kēz, kāz), island group, c.780 sq mi (2,020 sq km), most northerly of the Bahamas. It includes Great Abaco (the largest), Little Abaco, and the surrounding cays. The low islands, composed mainly of coral limestone, have native pine forests. Fish and sponges are taken from surrounding waters. Great Abaco was settled by Loyalists from New York City in 1783.
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Eight other people died when the singer's Cessna 402 ploughed into bushes and burst into flames seconds after taking off from the Abaco islands in the Bahamas.
Superintendent Basil Rahming, of Grand Bahama police department, yesterday named the 22-year-old R&B star as one of the eight people, all US residents, killed in Saturday's crash at the small airport at Marsh Harbour, the main town in the Abaco islands.
The singer, whose full name was Aaliyah Haughton, was returning to the United States after completing filming of a music video in the Abaco islands, which are about 170 miles east of south Florida.
Discovery Land Company, one of the world's preeminent developers of luxury private clubs and communities, announced the recent opening of the beautiful Marina Village at its exclusive Baker's Bay Golf & Ocean Club on Great Guana Cay in the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas.
Discovery Land Company is one of the leading private-club and community developers in North America, having developed 16 successful luxury private clubs including Kukio on the Big Island of Hawaii; El Dorado in Los Cabos, Mexico, Madison Club in La Quinta, California, and Baker's Bay in the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas.
With hundreds in savings, there's no better time to experience The Islands Of The Bahamas - one country with many destinations, including Nassau and Paradise Island, Grand Bahama Island, The Abaco Islands, Bimini, Harbour Island and more.
Ranked among America's Top 10 Private Golf Communities by Travel + Leisure Golf for the second consecutive year, The Cliffs membership includes owners from 46 of the 50 states and over 10 countries worldwide, each of whom have immediate access to a suite of over $150 million in completed amenities, including five championship golf courses (soon to be seven), world-class wellness complexes run by health and fitness experts, and privileged access to The Cliffs' international properties in coastal and inland British Columbia; Patagonia, Chile; and the Abaco Islands, Bahamas.
The new Summer Family Value Vacations are available on both Premier cruise itineraries: Nassau and a private beach out island, Salt Cay; or to the Abaco Islands in the northern Bahamas, where passengers have the opportunity to visit four islands -- Great Guana Cay, Man-O-War Cay, Green Turtle Cay and Treasure Cay.